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TERROR WATCH, US ISSUES TRAVEL ALERT – Monday August 5 2013

– The White House has held a high-level meeting about terror fears, prompting Washington to issue a travel alert and to order many embassies across the Islamic world to close temporarily. Saturday’s meeting, chaired by National Security Adviser Susan Rice, … Continue reading

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STUDENTS ACCUSED OF PLANE PLOT – Thursday June 27 2013

– Police have carried out raids in Germany and Belgium targeting an alleged Islamist plot by university aeronautics students to use remotely controlled planes for a terrorist attack. German authorities searched nine homes and properties in the Stuttgart area, around … Continue reading

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MP UNDERMINES RED NOTICE INTEL – Tuesday June 18 2013

– Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor has contradicted the Australian Federal Police over the reliability of Interpol red notices after the embarrassing collapse of terrorism claims against asylum seeker Sayed Ahmed Abdellatif. Speaking to “Breaking Politics” on Monday, Mr O’Connor said … Continue reading

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‘CONVICTED JIHADIST’ WARNING DROPPED – Saturday June 15 2013

– Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has cautioned politicians against playing politics with national security after Interpol withdrew murder charges against the Egyptian asylum seeker in immigration detention and hounded by the Coalition as a ‘convicted Jihadist terrorist’. The dramatic twist in … Continue reading

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GOOGLE PUSH TO EASE SECURITY GAG – Thursday June 13 2013

– Google led a charge by internet and social media firms demanding that the Obama administration allow them to reveal details of their cooperation with government surveillance schemes – as angry members of Congress urged tighter controls on the mass … Continue reading

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TERROR ACCUSED A ‘FAMILY MAN’ – Tuesday June 11 2013

– A former Adelaide man likely to face a prison sentence in the US for terrorism offences was a nice guy and a family man, his South Australian cousin says. Sabirhan Hasanoff, 37, is accused of helping an Egyptian terrorism … Continue reading

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ACCUSED PAIR SUE POST OVER BOSTON ‘BAG MEN’ COVER – Saturday June 8 2013

– The ‘New York Post’ has been sued by a high school student and a 24-year-old man who claims a front-page photograph of them at the Boston Marathon finish line before it was bombed falsely implied they were suspects. The … Continue reading

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REFUGEE AWAITS CAIRO REPLY – Saturday June 8 2013

– The fate of a refugee who fled the Mubarak regime and was convicted of terrorism charges before escaping to Australia hangs in the balance as federal police wait on advice from Egyptian authorities. As doubts were aired yesterday over … Continue reading

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DOUBLE TROUBLE – Friday June 7 2013

– It’s the highest-profile prosecution of an official leaker in the United States for at least a generation. In the dock is a young United States Army private. But he’s not the only person US prosecutors have their sights on … Continue reading

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ASYLUM SEEKER ‘ON THE RUN’ FOR YEARS – Friday June 7 2013

– The asylum seeker at the centre of a high-level national security probe because of his terrorism convictions has revealed how he was “on the run” for two decades, fleeing what he brands religious persecution in his native Egypt. The … Continue reading

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